Kinclaith 1969, 40yo
Single malt whisky from Kinclaith is extremely rare and highly sought after. Built to provide malt whisky for the Long John blend, the distillery was only in operation for 18 years, between 1957 an 1975, before being demolished in 1982.
Located at the site of Strathclyde grain distillery, which still operates today, Kinclaith was the last malt distillery built in Glasgow. Bottled by Signatory as part of their Cask Strength Collection.
70cl, 47.3% ABV.
Distilled 28/05/1969 and aged for 40 years in Hogshead, cask no. 301445. Bottled 16/10/2009.
Nose: Deep malt and tobacco. Kiwi fruit, citrus and crème anglaise.
Palate: Dark, creamy oak and buttered toast, hints of cardamom, marmalade and plum.
Finish: Long, toasty wood chips, sarsaparilla, anise.
Overall: Sensational aged whisky from this closed lowland distillery. A real rarity.
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